• It's #GivingTuesday! Make a gift today!

    #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving for everyone, everywhere, to GIVE! On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, join Oregonians in the movement by providing Special Olympics Oregon participants opportunities in sports and in life! 

  • Uber: Inspiring Independence with every ride

    Special Olympics Oregon has partnered with Uber to inspire athletes to pursue their goals and live the lives they want to everyday.  Starting October 14, you can join us in showing your support! Every time you complete a ride using the INSPIRE option in the app, Uber Oregon will donate $1 to Special Olympics Oregon. Click here to learn more.

  • Serving over 12,000 participants each year

    Special Olympics Oregon represents the largest disability population in Oregon, providing life-changing opportunities to children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities through our year-round programs and services. Learn more about what we do and who we serve.

  • Take The Lead!

    We pledge to show RESPECT to everyone and help end the use of the Rword. To learn more click here

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Patapoff of Washington County

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,  but by the moments that take our breath away." That’s the motto that Special Olympics Oregon Aquatics Coach Sharron Patapoff lives by. We are very fortunate to have her as part of our family. Sharron has been the Head Coach for Aquatics in Washington County since 1981. Thank you Sharron for your motivation and passion for teaching such valuable life skills to our athletes. You are an inspiration to all of us!

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Athlete Spotlight: Sierra Bigelow

Sierra Bigelow has been involved in Special Olympics Oregon for years and loves competing in athletics(track and field) and bowling. Sierra has grown a tremendous amount since getting involved in Special Olympics and her enthusiasm and positive attitude truly shine.

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Subway supports Special Olympics Oregon With Year-round Partnership

This spring, Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) kicked-off a new year-round partnership with Oregon Subway Stores. As a result of this partnership, SOOR and Subway have collaborated on several tremendous activities and will have plans for other activities moving forward. We are thankful for the incredible local Subway franchises and the 100’s of Subway employees who support our mission. Click here to read more. 

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